News-Press-Chamber Mixer This Friday

July 27, 2016 7:24 PM0 comments

For the 26th consecutive year, the Falls Church News-Press is co-hosting with the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce its late July social mixer this Friday, July 29, at its office at 200 Little Falls St., Suite 508. The casual, festive event is open to all friends of the News-Press and […]

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F.C. Council Grants Preliminary OK For November Library Referendum

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By a unanimous 6-0 vote Monday night, the Falls Church City Council gave a preliminary approval to place a bond referendum on the November 2016 general election ballot that will ask voters of Falls Church to decide whether or not they favor an expenditure not to exceed $8.7 million for the expansion and renovation of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library.

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Va. Sen. Kaine, With Deep Ties Here, Wins Democrats’ Veep Nod

July 28, 2016 7:15 AM0 comments

Falls Church’s venerable State Theatre live music venue will be the location for a free “watch party” tonight to view the Democratic National Convention’s acceptance speech by the party’s nominee, Hillary Clinton.

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Fairfax Planners Vote on Mt. Daniel to Be Postponed

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Tonight the Fairfax County Planning Commission is expected to vote on whether or not the City of Falls Church’s plans for an expansion and renovation of its Mt. Daniel Elementary School conforms with the county’s Comprehensive Plan. The decision will determine whether the City’s school system can move ahead or cancel its plans there.

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At Long Last, Harris Teeter Opens on W. Broad Street

July 27, 2016 10:41 AM0 comments

Harris Teeter officially opened their W. Broad Street location on Wednesday, July 27, a few minutes after 8 a.m., with a ribbon cutting ceremony that was attended by over 50 people, including Falls Church City officials, business leaders and Virginia State Delegate Marcus Simon.

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F.C. Council Votes to Place Library Bond Referendum on November Ballot

July 26, 2016 11:00 AM0 comments

By a unanimous 6-0 vote Monday night, the Falls Church City Council resolved to place a bond referendum on the November 2016 general election ballot that will ask voters of Falls Church to decide whether or not they favor an expenditure not to exceed $8.7 million for the expansion and renovate of the Mary Riley Styles Public Library.

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Fairfax Co. Police Detectives Investigate Thefts of ATM Machines

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by SeoJin Ahn Detectives are currently investigating six reported cases of ATM thefts reported between July 18 – 20 that have been occurring in the Fairfax County region. Further investigation by the police showed the suspects utilizing stolen vehicles to carry out the thefts, then abandoning the vehicles used during the […]

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Fairfax County School Board Tables Discussion on Transgender Protection

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by SeoJin Ahn The Fairfax County School Board decided after an extensive closed session on Monday, July 18 to suspend the discussion of the proposed regulation regarding transgender and other gender nonconforming students. The decision was made as the school board wished to wait for the Supreme Court decision on […]

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F.C. Woman Arrested After Dog Left Inside Hot Car Dies

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Megan Kurtz Campbell, 19, of Falls Church, was arrested and charged with felony animal cruelty after she was identified as the owner of a dog who died after being left inside a vehicle in the afternoon hours on Monday, July 25. Police and fire personnel responded to PetSmart, located at 6100 […]

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Falls Church Cooling Centers Open as Temps Near Triple Digits

July 25, 2016 1:18 PM0 comments

With record-breaking heat continuing throughout the area, “cooling centers” in the City of Falls Church provide residents and visitors some relief from the sweltering temperatures.

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